Rhode Island Representative Scott Slater [D]

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
RIH7164PassSEE TITLE 16 CHAPTER 97 -- THE RHODE ISLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ACT) (Extends the time period to for all teachers to demonstrate proficiency in knowledge and practices of scientific reading and structured literary instruction from the 2023-2024 school...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7957PassExempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of Sophia Academy, San Miguel Education Center, and Community Preparatory School, Inc., all of which are located in the city of Providence.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7985PassRequires that all entities receiving tax credits from the state pay their workers the prevailing wage or other payments pursuant to § 37-13. This act would also allow the revocation of the tax credits for violation of this act.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8353PassAmends the Gender Inclusive Restroom Act to have a municipality apply to the state building code standard committee for a waiver in the case of undue burden with compliance.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8138PassExempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of RI Public Health Foundation, and any other entity formed in conjunction with, or to facilitate the acquisition of properties of, Rhode Island Public Health Foundation in Providence.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-30
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8302PassExempts the property located at 777 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island from the provisions of this section in order to hold a Class BL license.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-30
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH8303PassOwners of animals in RISPCA custody to pay for animal's care or animal may be forfeited.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
RIH7724PassEnables municipalities to create tourism improvement districts to increase economic activity in the tourism industry.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
RIH7200PassRequires that janitors and security guards employed, pursuant to state contracts worth more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) of janitorial or security services, be paid a standard compensation rate.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIH7213PassAllows a classified employee to seek elected office provided that they resign their position upon being elected.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH7454PassEstablishes a special enrollment provision for pregnant women to obtain health insurance coverage at any time after the commencement of the pregnancy.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH7488PassRequires school lunch service contracts to provide for payment to school-lunch workers and aides for one hundred eight (180) days or the length of the contract for the school year, whichever is longer.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH7713PassRemoves diversion programs from the list of criminal convictions subject to mandatory DNA collection.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH8078PassAllows the district court to designate the date of the hearing in eviction matters filed under the residential landlord and tenant act.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH8121PassAllows a municipality to impose a debt in favor of the corporate unit against the owner when the municipality relocates the occupant and authorizes the corporate unit to choose the vendors to assist qualifying homeowners with repair costs.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH8319PassPermits the city council of the city of Providence to extend the period for tax exemption from a maximum of 20 years for an additional 10 years pertaining to the real property located 111 Westminster Street, also identified as 55 Kennedy Plaza.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-27
Signed by Governor
RIH7639Intro
25%
Decreases the amount of the reinstatement fees for a motor vehicle registration or certificate of title which was revoked, denied or suspended and reduced reinstatement fees for suspension or revocation of registration or certificate of title.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-23
To House Finance Committee
RIH7475Engross
50%
Requires all public utilities to maintain a customer service facility within the state to perform services such as addressing customer inquiries and accepting bill payments.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-22
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH7499PassAuthorizes the city of Providence to finance a contribution towards the unfunded pension liability of the employee retirement system of the city of Providence by the issuance of bonds in the principal amount of $515,000,000 therefor.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-22
Signed by Governor
RIH8090Engross
50%
Creates a definition for "private entity" regarding net-metering.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-22
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIH8350Intro
25%
Removes the child support eligibility requirement under the section related to childcare assistance -- families or assistance units eligible.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-16
To House Finance Committee
RIH7790PassExtends the renewal period for lottery sales agent's license from one year to two (2) years.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-15
Signed by Governor
RIH8344PassHouse Resolution Honoring Linda Katz, J.d., Co-founder And Policy Director Of The Economic Progress Institute, On The Occasion Of Her Retirement After Forty-five Years Of Dedicated Service To Social And Economic Justice
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-15
House read and passed
RIH8282Intro
25%
Requires health insurers, nonprofit hospital service corporations, nonprofit medical service corporations, health maintenance organizations and Rhode Island Medicaid, to issue policies that provide coverage for emergency medical services transport.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-14
To House Finance Committee
RIH8266Intro
25%
Excludes eligible nonimmigrant visa holders from paying the same in-state tuition as any other Rhode Island student.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-31
To House Finance Committee
RIH8290PassHouse Resolution Expressing Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of The Venerable Phra Ajahn Bounthanh Prasavath
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-26
House read and passed
RIH7593PassThe Rhode Island Cannabis Act legalizes adult use of cannabis. It provides for licensing of cultivation, manufacture and retail sale of cannabis.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-25
Signed by Governor
RIH7443Intro
25%
Increases the coverage eligibility for any pregnant person for Medicaid from an income level of 250% of the federal poverty level to 400% of the federal poverty level and provides full health insurance coverage for pregnant people.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH7626Intro
25%
Mandates that health insurance companies and Medicaid provide coverage for FDA approved COVID-19 home testing kits.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-19
To House Finance Committee
RIH7237Intro
25%
Increases the income limits for disabled individuals to one hundred eighty percent (180%) of the federal poverty level to qualify for medical assistance coverage.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-17
To House Finance Committee
RIH7440Intro
25%
Adds one new income tax bracket for purposes of state income taxation.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-17
To House Finance Committee
RIH8252Intro
25%
Requires the division of motor vehicles to develop a form for registration of and a license plate for commercial fishing motor vehicles.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH7390Intro
25%
Requires state contracted human services providers to pay their employees a starting hourly wage, of no less than twenty-one dollars ($21.00) per hour, and to include wage incremental raises for existing employees.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-12
To House Finance Committee
RIH7280Intro
25%
Amends the definition of public works so that it would include any public works projects performed for any city or town or quasi-municipal entity and the state and any quasi-state entity.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-11
To House Finance Committee
RIH7630Intro
25%
Provides that adjunct faculty members at any state college or university who teach at least 50% of the hours regularly worked by full-time faculty in a semester would be eligible for the same medical benefits as other state employees.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-11
To House Finance Committee
RIH8117Intro
25%
Eliminates the requirement that a city or town's educational funding (maintenance of effort) be increased by the same percentage as the total state aid provided and applies retroactively to January 1, 2019.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH8116Intro
25%
Prohibits withholding aid for infraction of laws and regulation during an intervention or other exercise of control. Would be retroactive to 1/1/21 for orders under section 16-5-30.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH8115Intro
25%
Prohibits commissioner of elementary and secondary education, notwithstanding any provisions of law to the contrary, from withholding aid for infraction of laws and regulations during an intervention or other exercise of control pursuant to § 16-7.1...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-10
To House Finance Committee
RIH8227PassHouse Resolution Extending Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Mercedes Peguero
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-10
House read and passed
RIH8225PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Rinchen-tzo Emgushov, Md, On Her Retirement After Thirty-seven Distinguished Years Of Practicing Medicine And Providing Exceptional Service To Her Patients
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-10
House read and passed
RIH8217Intro
25%
Increases the hourly compensation for "individual providers" from no less than fifteen dollars ($15.00) on April 1, 2022, and gradually increase several times until June 30, 2023, when it would be eighteen dollars ($18.00) and continuing.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-06
To House Finance Committee
RIH7916Intro
25%
Requires that the state’s share to public libraries be fixed at twenty-five percent (25%) of the amount appropriated by the city or town in their budgets for fiscal year 2023, utilizing funds from the general fund or the American Rescue Plan Act.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-04
To House Finance Committee
RIH7494Intro
25%
Raises the earned-income tax credit from fifteen percent (15%) to fifty percent (50%) for the tax years 2023 and beyond.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH7660Intro
25%
Allows a modification up to fifty thousand dollars $50,000 of taxable pension and/or annuity income includible in federal adjusted gross income for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2023.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-03
To House Finance Committee
RIH8159Intro
25%
Provides for contractor liability for debts owed to an employer or third party on the wage claimants behalf, incurred by a subcontractor.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-03
To House Labor Committee
RIH7615Intro
25%
Increases the daily rate of payments to nursing facilities by twenty percent (20%) for single occupancy rooms to include private bathrooms.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7641Intro
25%
Allows families to continue to receive state and federal tax credits and any stimulus funds provided for the well-being of children or adults without jeopardizing the family's RI Works cash benefit.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7791Intro
25%
Creates an intellectual/developmental disabilities ombudsperson program.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7789Intro
25%
Extends the life-time limit for RI Works benefits to 60 months, increases the monthly cash benefit to 50% of the federal poverty level, and includes participation in a post-secondary education program for two years as an allowable work activity.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-28
To House Finance Committee
RIH7620Intro
25%
Increases the non-Keno lottery prize awards from a maximum of sixty-five percent (65%) to seventy-one percent (71%) of the total revenue accruing from the sale of lottery tickets.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-27
To House Finance Committee
Syndicate content
feedback